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Historically Black Fraternity Inducts Bill Clinton As Honorary Member

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NEW ORLEANS — A historically black fraternity has voted to induct former President Bill Clinton as an honorary member.

Phi Beta Sigma President Paul Griffin Jr. said Friday that Clinton is the first U.S. president to be inducted into a historically black fraternity.

The fraternity voted Tuesday for Clinton’s induction at its 95th Anniversary Conclave in New Orleans, La.

Stevie Wonder, Al Roker, the Rev. Al Sharpton and jazz musician Ramsey Lewis are also honorary members of Phi Beta Sigma.

The fraternity was founded in 1914 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. It has more than 150,000 alumni and college members in about 500 chapters throughout the U.S., Caribbean, Africa and Asia.

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Obama says stimulus plan to kick in later this year

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Saturday more time was needed for his $787 billion (485 billion pound) stimulus package to work, predicting the spending would have a bigger impact on the economy later this year.

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Asking The Rich To Pay For ObamaCare? Asking?

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Apparently, NY Times writer David M. Herszenhorn just heard of this interesting proposition: taxing “the rich” to pay for health care. Among everything else they are supposed to pay for, of course. Maybe David just graduated from college, and was too busy partying to have heard of this, but, regardless, his first paragraph is a hoot House Democrats will ask the wealthiest Americans to help pay for overhauling the health care system with a $550 billion income tax increase, the chairman of

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First iPhone 3GS Spy software rolled out

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Retina-X Studios, LLC, was first off the blocks with a spy software for the iPhone, and has recently announced the immediate availability of Mobile Spy version 3.0 for the recently released Apple iPhone 3GS. Apparently, there is no other spy software that is currently compatible with the iPhone 3GS, so let’s keep our fingers crossed that Retina-X Studios’ efforts will not be in vain, but will instead be able to be all it is meant to be. This unique spy software is able to enable users to silentl

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Fendi Casa Mirror TV Combo

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With everything getting converged these days, it makes perfect sense for the existence of the Fendi Casa Mirror TV Combo. This device is perfect for those who live in hamster-like homes that are so small that even Ikea doesn’t have a design that fits. Well, the name of it is pretty much self-explanatory – it is a standard mirror that works as one, at least until your turn the LCD TV on. Once powered up, the TV will reveal itself in various sizes (depending on your budget), maxing out at 42″. Per

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New Google Earth Imagery – July 2009 – Good and Bad Part 2

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Google has made yet another weekend update to the Google Earth imagery. I’m expecting a lot of GEB readers will start reporting new imagery they find during the weekend. Please leave a comment here if you find new imagery – which you can confirm by clicking on the “View in Google Maps” for a close-zoomed level, since Google Maps imagery does not yet have the update. For this update, there are some significant changes which I immediately noticed – some really good news, and some bad. Comme

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Omg! How Yahoo’s Chirpy Celeb Site Ropes In Traffic

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Think of the most popular brands in celebrity news, and you’ll probably come up with a small list that includes Entertainment Tonight, US Weekly and People. Consider the most successful celebrity news destinations online, and something else jumps to the

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Chocolate (Overload) Ripple Cake

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The old Chocolate Ripple Cake seems to be a favourite when attending the traditional “Aussie BBQ” – where the guests are sometimes asked to bring a dessert which normally see the BBQ ending with many different versions of this cake on offer (traditionally made with Arnott’s Chocolate Ripple Biscuits and whipped cream) but then topped with anything of choice from Peppermint Crisp to Crunchie to Flake. Whilst researching the Chocolate Ripple Cake, thinking it was as Australian as Vegemite, I fou

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‘Friends’ Celebrates 15 Years

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Experience the best moments from the hugely popular Emmy-award winning series Friends with the all-new “Best Of Collections,” now available only on iTunes . ” class=”middle” /> Read more!

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color-changing umbrella lets the people around you know that it’s raining

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Squid London’s umbrella features a wrap-around white London skyline drawing that becomes multi-colored when the umbrella gets wet. I’m really tempted to put this on Cute or Stupid? , because you won’t see the drawing anyway if you’re under the umbrella. But what the hell. It’s cute. You can buy it at Beyond the Valley for $36 (USD). Rain not included. [via crave ]

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